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Key stretch of the Bert T. Combs Mountain Parkway open

State and local officials gathered on Exit 60 of the parkway near Helechawa, Kentucky to celebrate the opening of eight more miles, making over half of the major road project opening up Eastern Kentucky complete. 

Food collection underway to help feed Kentucky’s hungry

'Power up the Pantry' donation drop-off day is August 26.

Floyd, Pikeville, Johnson Central, Harlan students attend engineering camp

Four-day camp gives high school students insight into engineering.

Healthcare workers frustrated by unvaccinated

St. Claire Healthcare hosted a celebration Wednesday to honor frontline heroes.

Christian Appalachian Project distributes fresh food to those in need

ROCKCASTLE COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) - In Rockcastle County, volunteers took on a "fresh" approach to get food distributed to those in need across rural...

Emergency Management stresses importance of ‘Turn Around, Don’t Drown’

Adams says a car can get swept away in as little as six inches of moving water, and that even if it may seem fine, it still could be a life or death situation.

Deadline extended for flood victims to apply for food benefits

A two-day extension was granted for flood victims in nine eastern Kentucky counties.

Student TikTok video wins “Champion” banner for promoting FAFSA

Education leaders gather in Garrard County to celebrate students’ awareness efforts

New round of flooding in parts of eastern Kentucky

Thursday's rain added insult to injury in parts of flood-ravaged eastern Kentucky.

Lexington first-responder group to help with flood relief efforts

A group of first responders and volunteers made their way to flood-damaged Eastern Kentucky Wednesday.

Officials warning: State under significant fire danger

The state is under significant fire danger, officials are warning people to avoid outside burning. Already struggling after flooding now, people have to worry about fire.

East Kentucky Dream Center is handing out hope

A faith-based non-profit that aims to help those across Eastern Kentucky is "handing out hope" to people trying to recover from flooding.

High fire danger Wednesday with wind and warmth

The state says there have been 60 fires since March 4.

More than $500,000 to expand CDL training in Eastern Kentucky

Program will train students at Hazard Community and Technical College in high-demand industry

AppHarvest rolls out first batch of tomatoes

Eastern Kentucky Ag Tech company AppHarvest puts out its first batch of tomatoes.

EKU grad gets new post at Kentucky American Water

Steven Nash Named Senior Superintendent of Operations

Power outages reported Christmas Eve in eastern Kentucky

Thousands of people in eastern Kentucky didn't have any power on Christmas Eve.

Koenig Eastern’s first-ever Rhodes Scholar finalist

Latest in long string of honors for EKU student.

North Carolina earthquake felt in eastern Kentucky

The earthquake measured 5.1, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

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‘I love what I do:’ 18-year Lexington dispatcher honored for her work

A long-time Lexington dispatcher is the newest state winner of telecommunicator of the year.

New Dixville Road/KY 1941 bridge project to begin in Mercer County

Bridge replacement over the Chaplin River

Baptist Health Corbin hands out 22 academic scholarships

Scholarships go to local residents pursuing medical careers.